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Nov 17, 2013 11:45am EST
both got on the phone and called everyone from the president's office all the way to kathleen sebelius to the fda and they finally agreed. i know we are going to save hundreds of thousands of lives throughout america. that is a pretty proud moment when you can make a difference such as that. i was proud of that. [applause] >> actually, mine relates to something that joe has worked on two and that is what i've done to support our men and will afford -- men and women and uniform. the work i've been able to do on behalf of the military and some that's the comeback disabled, those kinds of things -- >> we worked on student loans. it was former governors have set down a worked together. we can tell you the solutions. we have made all the mistakes we can make thomas so why don't you take some of our experience. >> what you mean we made all the mistakes? >> come on. we are growing and we need to come together. i see, sometimes, politics, more than not, trumping what is good for our country and government. when politics trumps country, when a democrat or republican is more important t
Nov 17, 2013 12:00am EST
problems were coming. we had kathleen sebelius come and say that everything was ready to go. here is the issue -- if you outlaw the kind of insurance people actually have, they won't be able to keep those plans. they passed a law three years ago to outlaw the kinds of insurance that people have in their surprise that people don't have that? we talked about that in the 2010 elections. we talked about it in the 2012 elections. we heard all of the soaring rhetoric and all of these problems and now we see what is happening. the way i see it, there are only two explanations. you they were being dishonest or they are just incompetent. frankly, i don't know which one is the worse. i think the left -- i think they are learning a pretty valuable lesson here. i think the valuable lesson that we are learning here, unfortunately, with all the human collateral damage with the old, care debacle is that you don't shut out the opposition. you don't cram a bad bill into law. when it all blows up in your face, i'm sorry is not going to cut it. that is the lesson i think they are learning. so, the next tim
Nov 3, 2013 5:45pm EST
will be live at 10:00 a.m. eastern live on c- span. a day later, hhs secretary kathleen sebelius will testify before this -- the senate finance committee. we will have that live wednesday at 10 a.m. eastern, also here on c-span. >> what's the most important issue congress should consider in 2014? that's the question for middle and high school students in c- span's "student can" video competition. make it 5-7 minute documentary that shows a variant points of view and includes c-span video for your chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. this year, we have double the number of winners in total prizes. entries must be in by january 20, 2014. need more information? go to "newsmakers"next, with agriculture sector a tom bill sat. he talks about the farm bill and its ties to the u.s. economy. after a hearing -- after that, a hearing on stand your ground laws. at 8:00 p.m. eastern, "q&a" with author stephen kinzer or it he talks about his book which chronicles the lives of john foster dulles and his brother allen dulles who served as cia director. this week on "newsmakers," a
Nov 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
up from time to time. not closely involved. i do not want to overstate that. host: kathleen sebelius has taken responsibility. she has said she is to blame for this. who else is responsible? what could the government has done differently? guest: i do not know who had their fingerprints all over this and who did not. the fundamental mistake was not doing what a number of mistakes, including massachusetts, have done. there are 2 sets of initiatives required to implement reform. one is a whole set of regulations, which i think hhs has done a reasonably good job of doing under pressure. the other element is to create a new marketplace. a commercial enterprise for which the traditional agencies are not well-suited. a number of the states that have done exchanges have set up semi- independent agencies with a board of directors appointed by the governor and others. like the sec or the fcc. they were able to develop a new function for government rather than lodge it in and existing agency. host: do they permit medical underwriting? in massachusetts? host: it is important with the aca and the res
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